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CHOCOLATE MAYONNAISE CAKE Recipe

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This recipe for CHOCOLATE MAYONNAISE CAKE, by , is from GRAMMY'S FAMILY COOKBOOK : A SELECTION OF OUR FAMILY'S FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
GRANDMA ORNDORFF
Added: Thursday, January 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c flour
1 2/3 c sugar
2/3 c cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
3 eggs
1 1/3 c water
1 c Best Foods mayonnaise

Frosting
1 stick butter
2/3 c cocoa
3 c powdered sugar
1/3 c milk
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease & flour bottoms of 2- 9" round cake pans. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, soda & powder, set aside. In a large bowl with mixer at high speed, beat eggs, sugar & vanilla, scraping sides of bowl occasionally, for 3 minutes or until smooth & creamy. Reduce speed to low; beat in mayonnaise till well blended. Add flour mixture in 4 additions alternately with water, beginning & ending with flour mixture. Pour into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on racks.

Frosting
Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, mixing between additions. Use more milk if needed. Add vanilla and blend in well.
*Best Foods was the name of the company before Hellman's. Grandma wrote 1958 on this recipe.

 

 

 

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